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PNG’s first LNG export due by July

Papua New Guinea’s first liquefied natural gas cargo is expected to leave from near Port Moresby in the next four months, with the $US19 billion (K46bn) PNG LNG project set to perform a rare regional feat by coming on stream ahead of schedule.

BSP launch new VISA debit card

FIJI TIMES - Bank South Pacific (BSP) has launched its new VISA debit card in Suva, which, among other things, will make travelling easier for its customers.

Fiji leading the Pacific in addressing poverty

Fiji TV - Fiji is one of eight countries in the region where 20 percent of the population still live in hardship – meaning they are unable to meet all of their basic needs.

Vanuatu disaster officials fear more deaths from Lusi

RNZI: Vanuatu's Disaster Management Office says the death toll could rise as it establishes the full extent of damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Lusi.

PNG's LNG project expects mid-year delivery

ABC: The giant ExxonMobil liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea is months ahead of schedule and is expected to deliver first gas by mid-year.

Recruit the best

ONE of the many factors to achieving success in an organisation is having the right people at the forefront of operations.

PNG Nasfund warns companies

Companies whose members are actively contributing to Papua New Guinea's Superannuation Fund - Nasfund have been warned that failure to remit contributions on time will result in legal action being taken against them.

Fiji-PNG business talks

The Fiji-Papua New Guinea Business Council, will host quarterly events to keep and increase member-interest on investment opportunities available between both countries.

PNA discusses need to keep control of tuna supply

PNA - The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) closed its annual officials meeting Friday after discussing ways to control tuna supply and therefore increase economic returns to Pacific countries. 

Judge in PNG says asylum seekers live in a cobbled-together centre

RNZI: A judge in Papua New Guinea says asylum seekers on Manus Island are living in a cobbled-together detention centre, amid heavy security and in a very tense atmosphere, RNZI reports.